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Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Direct EDI Connection

In order to digitize and streamline communication and data transfer with our supply base, ZF utilizes Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).

For suppliers with existing EDI capabilities, ZF can establish a direct EDI connection between our respective ERP systems. Only certain digital communication types can be set-up with EDI. For details please consult the chart on the Digital Communication Types page.

Specifications & Parameters

The following resources provide you with additional details regarding our EDI connection requirements.

Parameter Data Sheet
The Parameter Data Sheet contains the technical connection-parameters of ZF. Fill in the Parameter Data Sheet for each of your concerned plants and bring this form into the Onboarding process.


ZF's AS2 and OFTP2 certificates.


ZF Plants
A detailed overview of all the ZF plants and their EDI parameters.


EDI Guidelines

ZF's current EDI guidelines in PDF format.


Self-Service Validation


Send your ZF Global DESADV D.07A test message as .txt attachment by e-mail to NFA.Inyvqngvba@ms.pbz . After a few minutes you will receive a validation report which helps you to improve the quality of your shipping notes.

The subject of that mail must be: format=ZF_DESADV_07A lang=EN


Send your ZF Global INVOIC D.07A test message as .txt attachment via e-mail to VAIBVP.Inyvqngvba@ms.pbz . After a few minutes you will receive a validation report which helps you to improve the quality of your invoice.

The subject of that mail must be: format=ZF_INVOIC_D07A lang=EN

Alternative: SupplyOn WebEDI

For suppliers who are not technically capable, or who do not wish to utilize a traditional direct EDI connection, SupplyOn WebEDI can be used to electronically transmit and display data/information from the ZF systems.


Document: User manual

Video: WebEDI for Suppliers

Note: You must have a valid SupplyOn account and be logged in to view these materials.


EDI Support Team

If you have technical questions please contact our global EDI Team: